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Day 140 – Etheldreda

St Etheldreda's church hatfield

 St Etheldreda's church hatfield

St Etheldreda’s Church, Hatfield, was founded by the monks from Ely, and the first wooden church was built in 1285. The present church dates from the 13th century, although little remains of the mediaeval building. During the 15th century the Tower was constructed by Cardinal Morton and later the Brocket Chapel was added. The Salisbury Chapel was built during the 17th century; shortly after the completion of Hatfield House, which stands nearby.

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  1. Reply

    This photo definitely does the church justice 🙂

  2. Reply

    Such an impressive church.

  3. Like I keep on saying .. . . you always take the best photos! What a lovely find.

  4. Reply

    Wow….beautiful, and historical!! And of value.

  5. Reply

    A majestic building.

  6. Reply

    Interesting post!! Boom, Bobbi and Gary.

  7. Reply

    We Americans are such babes in the grand scheme of things. Love this history and architecture.

  8. Reply

    Thats a classic looking church – and after spending even a few years in Australia, the ages you quote seem remarkable!

    Cheers – Stewart M – Melbourne

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